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Calling all passionate young activists! Volunteer opportunities at United Way.

There’s a strong culture of youth activism in Winnipeg. Our young people are bright and passionate, and looking for ways to make a real difference in our city. United Way knows how much young people can achieve, and we listen … Continue reading

22nd Annual United Way Golf Tournament raises $126,852.23!

Golfers enjoyed a beautiful day on the green, and our community benefits from $126,852.23 raised to help create opportunities in our city. We love to see the friendships, the good-natured rivalries, and the commitment to community of our many golfers, … Continue reading

Letting young people know their actions make a difference.

Grad is in the air, and United Way volunteers have the pleasure of awarding lots of Youth United Student Community Service Awards at this time of year. Participating schools choose one Grade 11 student from among the student body whose … Continue reading

Encouraging young Winnipeg activists.

The earlier in life you realize you—your ideas, your passion—can make a big difference to your community, the more you’ll be able to accomplish. Our Youth Connections Grant Program (PDF) helps young activists realize their vision. Youth United, our volunteer … Continue reading

Healthy People, Strong Communities: Found in Translation.

A recent newcomer to Canada and Winnipeg, Yi Zhong is motivated to improve her English so she can integrate into her new home and continue with her career. She volunteers at the Immigrant Centre of Manitoba – a United Way … Continue reading

From Poverty to Possibility: Fixing the cycle.

Three years ago, Adrian Alphonso felt he was coming apart. Newly separated and troubled by addictions, Adrian was also deep in debt with few resources to support himself and his young daughter Elyse. Adrian went to Community Financial Counselling Services—a … Continue reading